Behrend Heads to Mt. Aloysius For Conference Clash

Behrend Heads to Mt. Aloysius For Conference Clash

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team hits the road Saturday for their second Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup with the Mt. Aloysius Mounties. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m.

Coverage: Video

Behrend News & Notes:
* Matt Niland (Erie, PA/Fairview) is coming off a career night against Alfred State, collecting 17 points
* PJ Gourley (Butler, PA/Knoch) led the team in scoring during the victory over the Pioneers, tallying 19 points and snagging 12 rebounds for a team-leading five double-doubles this season
* The current 10-game win streak is the longest in Behrend men's basketball history since the 2015-16 season
* The Lions haven't lost a game since November 27
* When leading at the half, Behrend is 10-1 with the only loss coming against Baldwin Wallace
* The Lions average 73.7 points per game but, over their last four contests have a scoring average of 82.5
* Behrend is still 23rd in the nation in scoring defense, allowing just 62.9 points per game

Mt. Aloysius News & Notes:
* The Mounties collected their first AMCC win against Hilbert last Saturday (89-88)
* During the win, Carlos Palacio registered 30 points and 12 rebounds for the double-double
* Palacio is currently third in the conference in points per game (19.9)
* Last time out, Mt. Aloysius lost to La Roche by a decision of 87-65
* The Mounties are the lowest scoring offense in the AMCC with a an average of 71.3 points per game

Series History:
* The Lions were victorious in their first matchup earlier this season (73-68)
* Behrend is 31-3 against Mt. Aloysius dating back to the 2001-02 season

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change